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June 02 2010 @ 05:57 pm
TV Meme Day 1: Should have never been canceled  
I'm going to try this TV Meme thing. Hopefully I will remember to do this daily (skipping weekends). If not. I will either catch up or just continue the next day. I wasn't going to do it but after seeing everything you all have been posting... I couldn't stop myself.

I have two picks. Defying Gravity and Firefly.


For me it felt as though Defying Gravity never really had a chance. ABC moved it around and even put it in a time slot that would be occupied by Desperate Housewives within months of starting the series. There were so many breaks... you knew it was doomed, which is sad because it is one of the best shows I've seen in a long time. I mean it was thoughtful, character driven and exciting. Maybe it wasn't always exciting but it was always interesting and I think given half a chance it would have done well. And boy do I wonder what happened as of the last episode.

I know everyone is putting this but it is true. Firefly never should have been canceled. It is almost a badge of honor that you watched this show or even know what a Browncoat is let alone have a t-shirt you wear occasionally. Sure a Space Cowboy sounds strange but when they are fun, sarcastic and downright loveable Space Cowboys... it means it is great. There is just far too much we don't know about this series and where it could have gone. I really wish we could get some more.

Day 01 - A show that should have never been canceled
Day 02 - A show that you wish more people were watching
Day 03 - Your favorite new show (aired this TV season)
Day 04 - Your favorite show ever
Day 05 - A show you hate
Day 06 - Favorite episode of your favorite t.v show
Day 07 - Least favorite episode of your favorite t.v show
Day 08 - A show everyone should watch
Day 09 - Best scene ever
Day 10 - A show you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A show that disappointed you
Day 12 - An episode you’ve watched more than 5 times
Day 13 - Favorite childhood show
Day 14 - Favorite male character
Day 15 - Favorite female character
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure show
Day 17 - Favorite mini series
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence
Day 19 - Best t.v show cast
Day 20 - Favorite kiss
Day 21 - Favorite ship
Day 22 - Favorite series finale
Day 23 - Most annoying character
Day 24 - Best quote
Day 25 - A show you plan on watching (old or new)
Day 26 - OMG WTF? Season finale
Day 27 - Best pilot episode
Day 28 - First t.v show obsession
Day 29 - Current t.v show obsession
Day 30 - Saddest character death
 
 
 
stardust_20stardust_20 on June 3rd, 2010 02:15 pm (UTC)
I second both of those wholeheartedly!
Jill aka Jo: C: Beckett Blue Scarfsireesanwar on June 3rd, 2010 05:51 pm (UTC)
I know right!

Cool icon!
Angelserenitysangel on June 3rd, 2010 08:13 pm (UTC)
You know I already totally agree about Firefly :D

And agree about DG too, was just getting interesting.
Jill aka Jo: DG: Zoe looking downsireesanwar on June 3rd, 2010 08:44 pm (UTC)
I think pretty much anyone who has seen Firefly agrees. ;-)

DG was really interesting. I mean where it left off was just horrible. You wonder what happened to Zoe, Rollie and everyone else on the show. You are left wondering about just about everyone's vision, what they meant and what they mean for the future.
Angelserenitysangel on June 3rd, 2010 10:57 pm (UTC)
I'd like to hope so.

Sucks when shows are cut off early like that.
Jill aka Jo: Happy: Cas Tee Hee SPNsireesanwar on June 3rd, 2010 11:29 pm (UTC)
Really is. This show clearly has more to come and then ABC went stupid. *grin*
Angelserenitysangel on June 3rd, 2010 11:54 pm (UTC)
Well most networks are stupid. ABC, CBS and FOX for example
Jill aka Jo: Happy: Cas Tee Hee SPNsireesanwar on June 4th, 2010 12:38 am (UTC)
*tee hee hee* VERY TRUE!
catcey: Been thinkingcatcey on June 9th, 2010 05:44 am (UTC)
So agree on Firefly!

Enjoyed Defying Gravity when I could catch it, but like you said it aired so erratically that I never remembered when it was on.

I'm still mourning that we never got to find out what happened on Caroline in the City and Legacy, both ended abruptly leaving us hanging. Annoying!
Jill aka Jo: DG: Astronautssireesanwar on June 9th, 2010 06:32 pm (UTC)
I'd forgotten about Caroline in the City. I do remember liking that show and wanting her and that guy together.

Legacy?

Yes, ABC really screwed up with Defying Gravity. It was like they didn't try.
catcey: Elphaba facecatcey on June 12th, 2010 05:29 am (UTC)
Legacy was a western show back in '98 that was on the now defunct UPN. It was interesting and they just abruptly dropped it off the schedule leaving us hanging in a story arc.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0168344/
Jill aka Josireesanwar on June 16th, 2010 08:59 pm (UTC)
I can honestly say that I don't think I've ever heard of that. It doesn't look familiar at all.